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All the latest news from the team at Forward Partners

17
Aug

The Drop: Getting to a £1m run-rate profitably

The Drop started as a tailoring business named Jon Kruger, which the founders had set up to trial bespoke menswear, tai…

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Patch: Building a best-in-class product, with a w…

Patch is now a well established brand with young professionals and urban gardeners, selling over 10,000 plants each mon…

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15
Aug

Snaptrip: A purpose driven rebrand

Matt Fox, (Founder of Snaptrip, a last minute cottage holiday rental site) asked Forward Partners to help him build a b…

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IDEAHACK 2018

Forward Partners in association with Makers brings you the IdeaHack 2018! We’re opening up our doors to help 30 bud…

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14
Aug

Founder Equity: Worth 2.3 times more with Forward…

Over the the last month we’ve been excited and proud to share the data on how we help founders grow and build big, succ…

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10
Aug
BLOG | Investment

Applied VC: Delivering world-class talent to the …

Ever wondered what it costs to take a startup from pre-seed to seed? We walk founders through a simple model that helps…

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01
Aug

What’s it like working with FP? We give founders …

So far, we’ve lifted the lid on what makes our model of Applied VC a better, faster and cheaper way for founders to ach…

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The best place to start: Capital + hands-on help …

As you will have read in our previous article, starting with the necessary skills in place is fundamental to startup su…

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18
Jul

Getting to Series A: The odds and how we help fou…

According to Startup Genome, 92% of startups fail within three years. Forbes puts the figure at 90% within five years w…

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10
Jul

We've crunched the numbers & we're officially bet…

Forward Partners’ portfolio companies execute better, faster and cheaper than businesses that raise from more standard …

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30
May

Why we need more female founders

The gender funding gap is staggering. Only 9% of venture capital goes to female-led companies and a mere 17% of startup…

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03
May
BLOG | Portfolio Events

FP Portfolio event: Coming to America

Wednesday 2nd May saw Forward Partners get together with Dan Glazer at Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati (WSGR) and a ha…

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